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UK police say second officer was poisoned in Novichok attack

August 15, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British police say a second police officer who responded to a March 2018 nerve agent attack in the English city of Salisbury was exposed to the agent Novichoc. more »»

Gibraltar frees held Iran oil tanker that US sought to seize

August 15, 2019

MADRID (AP) — Gibraltar on Thursday allowed a detained Iranian supertanker to leave the British overseas territory after a last-minute U.S. more »»

Hong Kong police: not aware of any military plans by China

August 15, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Three senior Hong Kong police officers said Thursday that they are not aware of any plans for Chinese forces to join efforts to quell mass demonstrations in the territory, as... more »»

France honors African veterans of World War II landings

August 15, 2019

PARIS (AP) — It's sometimes called "the forgotten D-Day," the crucial but overshadowed Allied invasion of the French Riviera to push back the Nazis. more »»

What's next as Labour Party seeks to stop a no-deal Brexit?

August 15, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will lead the country out of the European Union in 11 weeks, with or without a divorce deal — but an awful lot of U.K. more »»

Israel considers banning entry to outspoken US congresswomen

August 15, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister and other top officials were meeting on Thursday to reevaluate the decision to allow two Democratic congresswomen who support the Palestinian-led boycott... more »»

Report: Levi's, Wrangler, Lee seamstresses harassed, abused

August 15, 2019

Women sewing blue jeans for Levi's, Wrangler, Lee and The Children's Place faced sexual harassment and gender-based violence and some were coerced into having sex with supervisors to keep their... more »»

Police patrol Zimbabwe capital before anti-government demos

August 15, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — In a show of force to discourage anti-government protests, Zimbabwe police with water cannons patrolled the capital's streets and warned residents "you will rot in jail" i... more »»

The Latest: Portugal offers help for migrants stuck at sea

August 15, 2019

ROME (AP) — The Latest on immigration in Europe (all times local):

3:15 p.m. more »»

US move halts release of Iranian tanker held in Gibraltar

August 15, 2019

MADRID (AP) — The United States moved on Thursday to halt the release of an Iranian supertanker detained in Gibraltar for breaching EU sanctions on oil shipments to Syria, thwarting efforts by... more »»

India's PM uses Independence Day to defend Kashmir changes

August 15, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government's move to strip the disputed Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provisions in an Independence... more »»

Captain hailed hero after bird strike disables Russian plane

August 15, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — The captain of a Russian passenger jet was hailed as a hero Thursday for landing his plane in a cornfield after it collided with a flock of gulls seconds after takeoff, causing both... more »»

US recession fears stalk markets as stocks fall again

August 15, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets fell sharply again Thursday after Wall Street endured its worst day of the year as recession fears in the U.S. and around the world escalated. more »»

China ambassador to UK issues warning over protest movement

August 15, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — China's ambassador to the U.K. more »»

France honors Allied veterans of World War II landings

August 15, 2019

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is celebrating U.S. more »»

Hong Kong Umbrella Movement leader released on bail

August 15, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — A top opposition leader imprisoned on public disorder charges was released on bail Thursday as Hong Kong's government attempts to quell a protest movement that has paralyzed part... more »»

23 injured in Russian plane's emergency landing

August 15, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports Thursday after colliding with a flock of birds, injuring at least 23 people, Russian... more »»

From D-Day to Nazi defeat: Marking World War II milestones

August 15, 2019

PARIS (AP) — For Allied troops in Europe, D-Day was just the beginning of a long and bloody push toward victory over the Nazis. more »»

London teen lost at Malaysian resort died from ulcer bleed

August 15, 2019

SEREMBAN, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Thursday there were no signs of foul play in the death of a 15-year-old London girl who mysteriously disappeared from a nature resort, with an... more »»

S. Korea's Moon calls for talks to end trade row with Japan

August 15, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in offered an olive branch to Japan to end an ongoing trade dispute Thursday, saying Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo wants to talk. more »»

 
 
 

 

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